The Society of Cool
Had a pair or two in the 80´s when they were still easily to obtain. That was because Rick Buckler of the Jam wore them regularly and they were popular with the US influenced garage punk revival a little later on. Sorry, I know this is of little help for you, Chad!
Haha no problem. But yeah I've seen Rick Buckler wear them, they're also on the record sleeve of the All Mod Cons album
They are called 'Ben Franklin' glasses and were also worn by Roger McGuinn from The Byrds. I was lucky enough to purchase an original pair of these shades from a seller in the US via Ebay. I've never actually seen them for sale before and I'm really pleased with the condition considering they are originals from the sixties.
Those ones are very nice and cheers for the name! If you don't mind me asking, how much were they?
I don't think the seller realised their true worth and I purchased them for $35 including shipping to the UK.
There's a bloke in the North Laines in Brighton selling similar to that, copies obviously
Wow! Not my style but great for being orig. 60s. Nice find.
Got a couple of pairs of these but they are slightly different. They have a black fold over visor and were made in Japan 65/66. If you watch the beginning of the Beatles 'Penny Lane' video, Paul hands John an identical pair that he puts on.